Michael RileyCoventry’s Michael Riley recorded his first ever Cyclo Cross victory when he won the Under 23yrs Cat at the “Beeline—Cyclo Cross at Botley nr Oxford on Sunday”

The Team Jewson-Polypipe youngster ,who has slowly been improving this season , was really delighted with his victory, a just reward for all the hard training he has been doing in the evenings recently—Michael who is at full time College, trains with his uncle  Peter Busby–also a member of the team and currently leader in the Midlands over 50 Championship series

Kenilworth’s Darren Atkins, The UK’s No 1 Veteran Cyclo Cross rider this season , also competed at the same meeting , but chose to ride in the Senior Race, rather than with the Veterans , and use it as training , for Rd 3 of the National Trophy series at Durham next weekend—which he is leading—and finished an excellent 3rd.

In the Veterans 50+ Race Peter Busby ( Coventry) finished 3rd, but only a few hours earlier , had finished 2nd overall and 1st  50+ rider in the Elizabethan C.C.  LVRC Race at Baggeridge Country Park , Nr Dudley.

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